WANTED: Homicide (Bronx)

1755-16 41 pct Homicide 6-19-16 photo3

On Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 0327 hours police were alerted to two males shot in front of 1041 Tiffany Street, within the confines of the 41 Precinct.  Upon arrival, officers discovered victim# 1, a 21 year-old male, with a gunshot wound to the torso and arms and victim# 2, a 17 year-old male with gunshot wounds to his stomach, arm and leg.  EMS transported both victims to Lincoln Hospital where victim# 2 was declared deceased and victim# 1 is listed in critical condition.  There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

 Victim# 2

Coste, Elwin

17 year-old male

Harrisburg, PA

 ******Update 6/19/16 ******

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 41 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Saturday June 18, 2016, at approximately 3:27 a.m. in front of 1041 Tiffany Street, the two suspects approached the two victims (a 17 year-old male and a 21 year-old male) and engaged them in a brief conversation before one of the two suspects produced a firearm and fired multiple shots at both victims. The victims were shot several times; they were both removed to Lincoln Hospital where the 17 year-old victim succumbed to his injuries. The 21 year-old male remains in critical condition. The suspects fled the location on foot northbound on Tiffany Street.

  • The first individual is described as a male, last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater with an Adidas log on its chest and sleeve.
  • The second individual is described as a male, last seen wearing a blue shirt with a red patch on its sleeve.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.